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1 Kings 4:5

5 Azariah son of Nathan—in charge of the district governors; Zabud son of Nathan—a priest and adviser to the king;

Read 1 Kings 4:5 Using Other Translations

And Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers: and Zabud the son of Nathan was principal officer, and the king's friend:
Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers; Zabud the son of Nathan was priest and king's friend;
Azariah son of Nathan was in charge of the district governors. Zabud son of Nathan, a priest, was a trusted adviser to the king.

What does 1 Kings 4:5 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 4:5

And Azariah the son of Nathan [was] over the officers
The twelve officers who provided food for Solomon's household after mentioned:

and Zabud the son of Nathan;
another of the sons of Nathan the prophet: for he being a principal instrument of settling Solomon on the throne, had interest enough to promote his sons to the chief places of honour and trust: and this here

[was] principal officer, [and] the king's friend;
a chief minister about him, very intimate with him, that kept him company, privately conversed with him, was in his secrets, and admitted to great privacy and nearness to him.

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